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James C. "Red" Peace, 91

James C. "Red" Peace, 91

James C. "Red" Peace, 91, of Hendersonville went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Saturday, Dec.14, 2013.

He was a native of Henderson County and a son of the late Luther and Ida Capps Peace. He was also preceded in death by his wife Lorie"Marie" Kirkpatrick Peace; great-nephews, Eric and Matthew Mahaffey; three sisters and two brothers.

Mr. Peace served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was employed by and retired from Kimberly Clark. He was a member of Hoopers Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his three nieces and caregivers, Diane Mahaffey and husband Donnie, and their children, Michael Mahaffey and wife Jessica, Lyndsay and Elysabeth Mahaffey, Debbie Garren and husband David, and son Chandler Garren, Patricia Brown and husband Steven; and many more nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Hoopers Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Phillip Youngblood officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. At other times the family will receive friends at the home of Lewis and Nola Franklin, Hoopers Creek Rd, Fletcher.

Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd. Flat Rock, NC 28731.

A sympathy card and online register book is available by visiting

Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arragnements.